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Since ancient times, man has harnessed the power of the wind to provide assistance in various tasks. Grain milling, water pumping, threshing, and sawmills were common, as well as a means to provide electricity in more modern times. A good resource for widmill history and design can be found at:
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Image for Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve Windmill - Antioch, CAview gallery

SESE8.5 km

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WindmillsBlack Diamond Mines Regional Preserve Windmill - Antioch, CA

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A windmill in Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve in Antioch, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/26/2014

last visited: never

Image for I-680 Windmill - Martinez, CAview gallery

WW14.2 km

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WindmillsI-680 Windmill - Martinez, CA

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A windmill by I-680 by Martinez, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2011

last visited: never

Image for Montezuma Hills Wind Power view gallery

NENE14.2 km

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WindmillsMontezuma Hills Wind Power

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A huge wind power development in the Montezuma Hills in Solano. Wind power generates

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2008

last visited: 9/8/2011

Image for Rodgers Farm Windmill - Pleasant Hill, CAview gallery

SWSW15 km

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WindmillsRodgers Farm Windmill - Pleasant Hill, CA

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A windmill on the grounds of the historic park in Pleasant Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/10/2011

last visited: never

Image for Borges Ranch Windmill  - Walnut Creek, CAview gallery

SS15 km

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WindmillsBorges Ranch Windmill - Walnut Creek, CA

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A windmill on Borges Ranch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: never

Image for John Muir National Historic Site Windmill - Martinez, CAview gallery

WW16.7 km

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WindmillsJohn Muir National Historic Site Windmill - Martinez, CA

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A windmill at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2011

last visited: never

Image for Oak Hill Park Windmill - Danville, Caview gallery

SS19.5 km

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WindmillsOak Hill Park Windmill - Danville, Ca

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A faded old windmill that has been converted to a fountain in Oak Hill Park in Danville, Ca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas

location: California

date approved: 7/18/2006

last visited: 1/3/2012

Image for Rush Ranch Nature Center Windmillsview gallery

NN22.5 km

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WindmillsRush Ranch Nature Center Windmills

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Two windmills for the price of one at this relatively new Nature Center at the edge of the Suisun Marsh.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 10/7/2010

last visited: never

Image for Wind-Power Farmview gallery

NN23.3 km

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WindmillsWind-Power Farm

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This large collection of windmills is adjacent to the Western Railway Museum near Suisun City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: California

date approved: 11/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for Admiral Callaghan Ln Windmill - Vallejo, CAview gallery

NWNW27.2 km

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WindmillsAdmiral Callaghan Ln Windmill - Vallejo, CA

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A windmill in a shopping center on Admiral Callaghan Ln in Vallejo. The windmill faces Hway 80, and is next to Jack in the Box.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/15/2009

last visited: 10/15/2009

Image for Centential Windmill - Fairfield, CAview gallery

NN27.8 km

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WindmillsCentential Windmill - Fairfield, CA

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A windmill sculpture celebrating the 100 year anniversary of the city of Fairfield. The windmill is in front of the city hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/1/2009

last visited: 6/4/2009

Image for Tilden Park Windmill, Berkeley, CAview gallery

SWSW30.6 km

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WindmillsTilden Park Windmill, Berkeley, CA

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A small windmill surrounded by farm animals in Tilden Park Nature Area

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ronjean

location: California

date approved: 3/4/2009

last visited: never

Image for Decorative Windmill - American Canyon, CAview gallery

NWNW32.2 km

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WindmillsDecorative Windmill - American Canyon, CA

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A decorative windmill along the Highway in American Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/6/2013

last visited: never

Image for Farm windmill - Harrison Street, Berkeley, CAview gallery

SWSW34.8 km

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WindmillsFarm windmill - Harrison Street, Berkeley, CA

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An old farm windmill and water tank in the historic "Oceanside" neighborhood of West Berkeley. Located on Harrison Street near 6th.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 6/18/2008

last visited: never

Image for Pena Adobe Park Windmill - Vacaville, CAview gallery

NN36.4 km

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WindmillsPena Adobe Park Windmill - Vacaville, CA

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A simple windmill in Pena Adobe Park in Vacaville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/3/2011

last visited: never

Image for Quinn's Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub Windmill  - Oakland, CAview gallery

SWSW37 km

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WindmillsQuinn's Lighthouse Restaurant and Pub Windmill - Oakland, CA

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A windmall on top of a building near the historic lighthouse in Oakland, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/25/2013

last visited: never

Image for Downtown Hayward Windmillview gallery

SS39.9 km

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WindmillsDowntown Hayward Windmill

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A windmill on private property in downtown Hayward.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member skree

location: California

date approved: 1/28/2008

last visited: 1/28/2008

Image for Altamont Pass Wind Farm - Altamont, CAview gallery

SESE41.5 km

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WindmillsAltamont Pass Wind Farm - Altamont, CA

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Thousands of windmills dot the landscape along I-580 passing through the Altamont Pass Wind Farm. This was one of the earliest and highest-concentrated wind farms in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: California

date approved: 4/22/2009

last visited: 9/8/2012

Image for Rural Windmill at the edge of Altamont Passview gallery

SESE46.2 km

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WindmillsRural Windmill at the edge of Altamont Pass

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An old-fashioned rural windmill at the edge of Altamont Pass, an area famous for modern wind-turbine farms.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Squirreleen

location: California

date approved: 4/10/2009

last visited: 9/8/2012

Image for California Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden Windmill - Fremont, CAview gallery

SS48.8 km

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WindmillsCalifornia Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden Windmill - Fremont, CA

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This small ornamental windmill is in the middle of the California Nursery Historical Park Rose Garden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/17/2010

last visited: never

Image for Crissy Field Windmill Farm - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW50.2 km

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WindmillsCrissy Field Windmill Farm - San Francisco, CA

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Five wind turbines have been installed in front of Crissy Field Center to provide power for the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 12/16/2012

last visited: never

Image for Leal Tankhouse windmill - Fremont, CAview gallery

SS51.8 km

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WindmillsLeal Tankhouse windmill - Fremont, CA

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A tank house operated with a windmill at the Ardenwood Regional Preserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2008

last visited: 12/4/2008

Image for Golden gate Park Windmillview gallery

SWSW56.6 km

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WindmillsGolden gate Park Windmill

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A Historic Windmill In Golden Gate Park. One of two built to pump from a source of fresh water (so close to the beach!)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member montythemule

location: California

date approved: 3/11/2006

last visited: 3/16/2013

Image for Murphy Windmill - San Francisco, CAview gallery

SWSW57 km

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WindmillsMurphy Windmill - San Francisco, CA

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The Murphy Windmill was the largest in the world when it was built. Today restoration is almost complete, after falling into disrepair.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: California

date approved: 9/23/2011

last visited: 10/3/2013

Image for Union Cemetery Windmill - Redwood City, CAview gallery

SS65 km

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WindmillsUnion Cemetery Windmill - Redwood City, CA

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A windmill in Union Cemetery in Redwood City. The windmill has been recently relocated to the cemetery from another spot in Redwood City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/29/2008

last visited: 7/31/2008

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